Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 19.58

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)   
      (a)    Any person who intentionally violates any provision of this subchapter except s. 19.45 (13) or 19.59 (1) (br), or a code of ethics adopted or established under s. 19.45 (11) (a) or (b), shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than one year in the county jail or both.
      (b)    Any person who intentionally violates s. 19.45 (13) or 19.59 (1) (br) is guilty of a Class I felony.
   (2)   The penalties under sub. (1) do not limit the power of either house of the legislature to discipline its own members or to impeach a public official, or limit the power of a department to discipline its state public officials or employees.
   (3)   In this section “intentionally” has the meaning given under s. 939.23.
   (4)   A person who violates s. 19.50 may be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more than 9 months or both.